" Finally and most importantly, public broadcasting is constitutionally problematic.<quoted text>
Article I, Section 8.
Where Congress gets its authority for all discretionary spending.
Its also mentioned in the Preamble.
•Nowhere in the Constitution is any power given to Congress to fund the production of media.•Fundamentally, the existence of state-funded media companies cannot be squared with the First Amendment.•Public broadcasting is forced into the inscrutable position of needing to appear fair and balanced while not being forced to abide by the government's assessment of what that is."